Retirement

Employee Coverage


All regular employees are covered by retirement systems administered by the Montana Public Employees' Retirement Administration (MPERA). Contributions are tax deferred. Any changes need to be done in person through Human Resources.
Type of Employee

Retirement System

Employee Contribution

Employer Contribution

State Contribution

City Employees (other than Police and Fire) PERS

7.9%

8.37%

0.1%

Police Officers

MPORS

9.0%

14.41%*

29.37%**

Firefighters FURS

10.7%

14.36%*

32.61%**


*Based on total of MPORS or FURS-covered payroll.
**Based on total compensation paid to all active MPORS or FURS members each year.